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TikiKiti — a community you didn’t know you were a part of….

TikiKiti was created to be a place for video and film producers to show off what they can do. We continue to be amazed at the talent we find — and we hope, so will you.

Here you will find some of the best of the best fan-made/unofficial music videos on YouTube™. You will find the Barclay Award winner. We also interview our award winners — both on this printed page and on our YouTube™ channel.

Sunday, February 11, 2024

TKIFF Judges Panel

Being part of the panel of judges to a film festival can be a thanklesss job. We're here to recognize some of the incredibly talented producers who were part of our TKIFF this year.

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Friday, February 2, 2024

The Faces of TKIFF 2023

Here are the results of our 2023 TikiKiti International Film Festival. We started with 54 submissions. Since we are giving out two awards this year, one for a traditional, or in-real-life (IRL) video; and one for AI animation, the final 16 included eight from each category. With that established we still ended up with the ten final videos you see here.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Michael Krumlauf

Michael Krumlauf is a video producer in Denver who has mastered the art of creative music videos that are not just about the music, but also about engaging the audience on an emotion level. A style he has perfected.

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Sunday, December 31, 2023

The year according to the music video

This year we’ve watched nearly 2,500 videos. This is a lot to go through when looking for trends and similarities—we found plenty of both.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023

The State of Independence

A shared experience today is rarely more than a viral video — nothing like what was experienced in the past when wars were started and tragedy struck. Today, the shared experience is more personal and word-of-mouth.

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Friday, December 1, 2023

G.L.O.A.T. Ent

G.L.O.A.T. Ent is G Champ and Michael Heathen and more. This is a label run by and for hip/hop artists. From Arlington, Texas, — smack-dab in the middle of Dallas and Fort Worth, they bring a modern worldview and an original approach to their music and how they run their company.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

The New Young Turks

With the world in turmoil and changing there is a new generation of artists and music video producers ready to take over and bring the world into a new era of creativity. Here are a few of them. Plus the Top-10 from the week of November 5 through 11.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

This is what censorship looks like…

Facebook group censored artist Louis Servedio-Morales because he created images using AI. This group, and the people in that post to it, are a microcosm of our culture at large.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Kelly Pardekooper

History has plenty of examples of country singers with the ability to make the listener feel what they do with their lyrics. But today, Kelly PardeKooper does it best.

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